It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas as choirs sing out in Letchworth and Hitchin

Christmas concerts in Hitchin will add to the seasonal glow this week

Christmas concerts in Hitchin will add to the seasonal glow this week - Credit: Archant

Music is coming thick and fast in the run-up to Christmas, with varied programmes on offer to set the Yuletide scene as local groups lift up their voices to celebrate the season.

Letchworth Arcadians will be presenting their Christmas show tomorrow, Friday, and on Saturday night at the town’s St Paul’s Church.

Tickets for the evening show at the Pixmore Way venue are £10 –call 07511 519387 for more details. You can find out more at www.letchworth-arcadians.co.uk.

Over in Hitchin the Arlesey-based Vivace Choir will be at Tilehouse Street Baptist Church on Saturday night, with works by Benjamin Britten and Bob Chilcott chosen for their Christmas theme on the programme, as well as carols for all to enjoy.

The group will be joined by the Mid Herts Music Centre Girls’ Chamber Choir.

Joe Bolger will conduct and Southwark Cathedral organ scholar Alexander Binns will provide keyboard accompaniment.

Tickets are £10 with a £2 reduction for those under 18 and anyone under 13 getting in free – call 01462 735642 for more details.

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You can find out more about the group, and how to get involved, online at vivacechoir.co.uk.

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